Explore the field of applied linguistics through real-world case studies
This online course introduces the field of applied linguistics and how it relates to disciplines including linguistics and language teaching.
You’ll explore real-world examples of applied linguistics, such as forensic linguistics and language assessment. You’ll look at the field’s impact on important issues - for example, reducing gender bias in language use and simplifying legal language.
You’ll find out what applied linguists do through a series of case studies. Specialists will work through problems and show you applied linguistic research methods to solve them.
This course is designed for:
anyone interested in linguistics and language teaching, and thinking of a career in these fields
people considering a postgraduate degree in applied linguistics or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
professionals already working in applied linguistics or related fields, who want an update on current thinking and practice.
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Anonymous completed this course.
I thoroughly enjoyed this course. It was very well designed and touched upon many areas of applied linguistics with a good mix of theory and practice. The tutors on the course have a different expertise and made the whole learning experience varied, stimulating and thought-provoking. At each key stage the participants received some feedback which added to the positive and interactive nature of the course. Overall I would definitely recommend it as an introduction to applied linguistics and language teaching.
Ratna Sari R. Kuka
Ratna Sari R. Kuka is taking this course right now, spending 2 hours a week on it.
hi guys,,, I am Ratna. I have graduated my study (S1) at Unkhair University. I got English Education subject. During in this collage, I ever learnt about General linguistic, but I did not really sure or did not understand properly about that, so I certain to take that in this course. i believe, it will give me many experiences and may be some things that I never knew before.